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3530T Marlborough
December 8, 2020 12:00 PM - December 17, 2020 07:00 PMCalender
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Dimitri Omersa for Abercrombie and Fitch Leather Kangaroo

$750$600
Auction: 20th Century Design - 3530T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: December 08, 2020 12:00PM

Description:

Dimitri Omersa for Abercrombie and Fitch Leather Kangaroo, England, mid to late 20th century, leather, unmarked, ht. 22 1/2, wd. 22, dp. 29 in.

Note: Omersa, a Yugoslav by birth, had been a naval officer and a political prisoner having been imprisoned by Tito for 10 years after the second world war. Omersa and his wife Inge sought refuge in England and in 1955 took over a business supplying leather pigs to Liberty of London. In the 1970s, Omersa expanded his market to North America and distributed his leather animals through Abercrombie and Fitch.
Estimate $400-600

Left arm facing torn but attached. Torn leather at both ears.


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Keywords

Abercrombie and Fitch, Dimitri Omersa, Tito, Inge, United Kingdom, London